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Rent Relief and the Law: Evictions in the Age of COVID

  • 02/28/2022
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Zoom


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This 1.5 hour webinar will cover the current legal landscape of evictions, including the impact of COVID-19 and the Rent Relief Program.  This program is essential for those mediating landlord/tenant disputes, as well as for those interested in expanding their practice to this area.  

Approved for 1.5 hours non-ethics CME credit by the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Presenter Joe Ciszek is a housing attorney with the Virginia Poverty Law Center (VPLC). VPLC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization committed to breaking down systemic barriers that keep low-income Virginians in the cycle of poverty through advocacy, education, and litigation.

Joe advises tenants across the Commonwealth of Virginia who are facing potential evictions through VPLC’s Eviction Legal Helpline. Joe also advocates on behalf of manufactured home communities with policymakers, stakeholders, and partner organizations, in search of policy solutions to prevent displacement and strengthen manufactured home communities. Joe has presented numerous “Know Your Rights” trainings in collaboration with legal aid partners and has taught housing law courses for CLE credit.

Joe is originally from Waynesboro, Virginia in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. He earned his J.D. from the University of Richmond School of Law and a B.A. in Philosophy and Criminal Justice from Virginia Commonwealth University.

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